Hotlines & Community-based Resources | College of Podiatric Medicine | Kent State University

Hotlines & Community-based Resources




  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800.273.TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Text line 24/7: Text 741 741

Sexual & Relationship Violence

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.799.SAFE (7233)
  • Ohio Domestic Violence Network: 800.934.9840
  • Rape Crisis Center of Cleveland 24/7: Call or Text 216.619.6192 or 440.423.2020
  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network/National Sexual Assault Hotline): 800.656.HOPE(4673)

Drugs & Alcohol

  • Narcotics Anonymous Helpline: 800.866.1463 Meeting search:
  • National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline: 800.662.HELP (4357)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous Cleveland Meeting search:
  • KSU Student Recovery Group: Kent campus. Tuesdays 6-7:30 pm.
    DeWeese Health Ctr. Rm 208 
    For more information, contact: Ashley Holt at 330.672.2487 

LGBTQ Resources

  • National LGBT Hotline: 888.834.4564
  • Trans Lifeline: 877.565.8860
  • Trevor Lifeline: 866.488.7386

Eating Disorders

Web-based resources


There are times that a community-based referral may be needed outside of CPM.  Here you will find resources to meet needs related to substance abuse, psychiatry and counseling.

Navigating our insurance policy and/or scheduling an appointment with a community-based provider can be overwhelming especially when we may not have had experience doing this before.  Here are links to information that will help you ask the right questions of your insurance carrier and the community-based provider: